Center for Outreach Director of Teacher Development Programs

Posted: 1 month6 weeks48 days ago

Company/Organization: SC Governor's School for Science & Mathematics

Location: Hartsville, SC

The SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics is seeking an exceptional STEM educator to create and deliver professional development learning opportunities for teachers that focus on integrating learning technologies into STEM instruction and developing inquiry-based activities for students. The individual in this position will expand the GSSM Portable Advanced STEM Exploration (PASE) program, which includes conducting professional development workshops and exploring virtual learning opportunities. This multi-faceted position will include managing, coordinating, teaching, and assessing program impact, as well as providing support to other GSSM outreach programs and initiatives. The individual will join a creative team that develops and delivers innovative STEM educational curriculum and programs that improve students’ academic achievement and support the professional growth of teachers.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated through experience and success the ability to carry out the core functions of the position. The necessary credentials include an advanced degree in science, mathematics, engineering, STEM education, or a related field. Desired qualifications include a strong content background in the STEM disciplines, teaching at the college, advanced high school, or middle school levels, an understanding of diverse learners, and an enthusiasm for teaching and developing STEM learning experiences. Experience with curriculum design, professional development, instructional learning technologies, and virtual instruction is preferred. Candidates should have a proven ability to collaborate with teachers and administrators, experience developing and evaluating programs, and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks. They should also possess a demonstrated understanding of teaching and learning, excellent interpersonal skills, and a proficiency in written and oral communication.

This is a full-time 12-month position with benefits available. Compensation is competitive based on credentials, experience and other unique qualifications. Some travel is required for working with partner districts and schools.

GSSM is mission-driven to bring excellence and advanced STEM experiences within reach of every South Carolina family. The Director of Teacher Development Programs will join a dedicated team of professionals working together to make that happen.

We are especially interested in hearing from candidates who are able to contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community, which we consider indispensable to our future growth and success. Applicants are encouraged to address how they might assist GSSM in this way by discussing it in their cover letter.

If you would like be considered for this opportunity, please complete the GSSM/SC State Employment Application form linked here (pdf) and return with your CV or résumé, and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, to careers@governors.school. Please include the words Outreach Director of Teacher Development Programs in the subject line.

GSSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.